Job Details: Ballyfermot Traveller Action Project: Family Development Worker


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Ballyfermot Traveller Action Project: Family Development Worker
[Ballyfermot Travellers Action Project]

Ballyfermot Travellers Action Project, on behalf of the Family Matters
Initiative are seeking to recruit an experienced Family Development
Worker as part of the team to deliver the ABC programme in
Ballyfermot. The Family Matters Initiative works under four thematic
strands:

* Oral Language Development
* Parent and Family Support
* Children and Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing
* Parenting- Infant, toddler and early years’ supports

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

SALARY: (**Apply on the website** point scale) ranging from €**Apply
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experience
CONTRACT: One year rolling contract subject to funding
HOURS OF WORK: full time post (**Apply on the website** hours per
week), **Apply on the website** days annual leave.

ROLE SUMMARY:

The Family Development Worker will work in partnership with the broad
community of Traveller parents and young children in the Ballyfermot
area to help to build their capacity as parents, in supporting them to
support their children reach their educational, health, social and
emotional development potential. In addition, s/he will work more
intensively with defined number of parents to help them support their
young children's need. S/he will through universal and targeted
approaches implement culturally appropriate evidence based
interventions with Traveller parents and their children, by supporting
access, uptake and participation of Traveller children and families in
early years and primary education, speech and language services and
other relevant supports and services to meet their identified needs.
S/he will work to enhance the capacity of services to inform, develop
and provide culturally appropriate supports and services for Traveller
families in the Ballyfermot area.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE SEE ATTACHED DOCUMENTS OR CONTACT
Shay L’Estrange Coordinator
Ballyfermot Travellers Action Project (BTAP)
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Applications must be submitted on official application form and can be
emailed.

Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday **Apply on the website**th
October.

Short listing will apply. And second round interviews may apply

Anticipated date for interview: week commencing 9th November.

_BTAP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER._


We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Others

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